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home networking

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Best wireless routers of 2014

CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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Actiontec Wireless Network Extender Plus Powerline Network Adapter 500 Kit (PWR51WK01)

The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.

March 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 14, 2014
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Sony backs AllSeen Alliance for smart-home push

The consumer electronics giant has thrown its weight behind an effort to get devices on the Internet of Things to communicate and cooperate. There are several such groups, though.

By September 3, 2014

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Belkin WeMo smart home networks in danger of hacks

Researchers warn that more than 500,000 home automation devices have vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to remotely take control of thermostats, lighting, sprinkler systems, and more.

By February 18, 2014

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U.S. Cellular launches 4G LTE router for homes, small businesses

U.S. Cellular announces the availability of a 4G LTE router that supports up to 30 Wi-Fi clients, and costs $99 with a two-year plan.

By April 22, 2014

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Insteon calls on Cortana to control the smart home

Thanks to an upcoming app update, Windows Phone 8.1 users will soon be able to call on the virtual assistant to check the thermostat or turn the lights off.

By July 16, 2014

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Icontrol Networks Piper

Don't expect Piper's slight build to mean that it's short on performance. This $239 all-in-one security system offers a great value for smaller homes and budding DIYers.

December 19, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 19, 2013

MSRP: $239.00

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'Internet of Things' network connects parking spaces and smartwatches

British company Arqiva has revealed plans for a low-power, battery-preserving network to connect up smart devices in 10 UK cities next year.

By May 16, 2014

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Get a TrendNet 802.11n router for $4.99

That's after redeeming a $10 mail-in rebate, but still a smoking deal for anyone who needs a new -- or even backup -- router.

By August 1, 2014

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The SkyDog router is an interesting home router

The SkyDog router combines near-obsolete hardware, and state-of-the-art firmware into a box that's destined to dig a hole your pocket. Good thing we have CNET editor Dong Ngo who says "not so fast!" to it!

By January 28, 2014

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Facebook reportedly tinkering with its own mobile ad network

The social network is getting ready to launch a mobile ad platform that will allow it to better challenge Google's AdMob, Recode reports.

By April 20, 2014